Why Chaplains in Texas Public Schools are a Bad Idea

Both chaplains and school counselors fill important roles, but they are not interchangeable.

Valentine Wiggin
3 min readApr 27, 2023

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SB 763 would permit public schools in Texas to hire chaplains in public schools instead of school counselors. These chaplains will perform the duties of school counselors outlined in Title II of Texas’s education laws…

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Valentine Wiggin

Death-positive, sex-positive, and LGBTQ-affirming Christian. Gen Z. I hate onions. She/her